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I used to hate asking people for money. Asking people for favors in general has never been my strong suit. And yet today, I can often be found asking anyone and everyone to donate to my local ...
by ColleenEliza
Comment Count 10 comments on Thu Apr 23, 2015 at 02:18 PM PDT with 17 Recommends
The Senate faces a shining opportunity next week to break from Congress' reflexive votes to discriminate against women, and to reclaim leadership for covering abortion care for all women regardless ...
by ershaffer
Comment Count 3 comments on Fri Apr 10, 2015 at 11:34 AM PDT with 13 Recommends
The 29th annual conference From Abortion Rights to Social Justice: Building the Movement for Reproductive Freedom will be held from April 10-12 at Hampshire College in Amherst, Massachusetts. The ...
by Frederick Clarkson
Comment Count 4 comments on Fri Apr 03, 2015 at 01:57 PM PDT with 16 Recommends
Unwanted pregnancy is contributing to a new "€œcaste system"€ in America. Is that about to get worse? When new and better technologies become available only to people who are already ...
by Valerie Tarico
Comment Count 8 comments on Fri Mar 13, 2015 at 03:24 PM PDT with 17 Recommends
Happy Independence Day to everyone…. This week in the “War on Women,” the fireworks are already exploding when, in a 5-4 decision, all five conservative, male SCOTUS Justices ruled (#...
by cboswell
Comment Count 12 comments on Fri Jul 04, 2014 at 07:48 AM PDT with 9 Recommends
(Click to enlarge) You can see a graphic comparing the 35-foot clinic buffer zone with the Supreme Court's luxurious 252-foot buffer ...
by Jen Sorensen
Comment Count 43 comments on Tue Jul 01, 2014 at 06:50 AM PDT with 84 Recommends
Today, the Supreme Court upheld Hobby Lobby’s alleged ‘Right’ to eliminate the civil Rights of their employees based on trumped-up religious grounds. The decision was 5-4. Justice Alito wrote ...
by BarryWolk
Comment Count 83 comments on Mon Jun 30, 2014 at 07:28 AM PDT with 46 Recommends
Conservative propagandist and radio host Rush Limbaugh donated hundreds of thousands of dollars to a women's group that has continually defended his sexist tirades and misogynist diatribes. No ...
by remembrance
Comment Count 37 comments on Sat Jun 14, 2014 at 05:00 PM PDT with 40 Recommends
Does the extreme right sound like the Mad Hatter’s Tea Party from Alice in Wonderland? Please see the new 1-minute pilot video from the Trust Women/Silver Ribbon Campaign to kick start our ...
by ershaffer
Comment Count 2 comments on Thu Mar 20, 2014 at 06:53 PM PDT with 5 Recommends
Judge Lisa Davis granted a temporary injunction, blocking a law preventing over-the-counter sales of emergency contraceptive A report from the Oklahoma Coalition for Reproductive Justice : On ...
by peacearena
Comment Count 11 comments on Tue Aug 20, 2013 at 11:33 AM PDT with 24 Recommends
(Click to enlarge) Overwhelming scientific consensus holds that a fetus cannot feel ...
by Jen Sorensen
Comment Count 19 comments on Wed Jun 26, 2013 at 06:50 AM PDT with 66 Recommends
Both choice and reproductive justice have a place in our battle for women’s autonomy. But one cannot take the place of the other. Written by Jon O'Brien for RH Reality Check . This diary is cross-...
by RH Reality Check
Comment Count 6 comments on Fri Apr 26, 2013 at 10:20 AM PDT with 1 Recommend
In the late 90s, I was a young, single, pregnant high school dropout- long before MTV aired the controversial reality shows that Kelli Goff believes make young women want to get pregnant, back when ...
by kvetchingyenta
Comment Count 16 comments on Tue Mar 19, 2013 at 09:28 AM PDT with 12 Recommends
The launch of the Power Up! Summit today started a big week of activity on comprehensive immigration reform, with a focus on immigrant women and families. The Power Up! Summit, organized the ...
by raatz
Comment Count 1 comments on Sun Mar 17, 2013 at 12:53 PM PDT with 2 Recommends
(Click to enlarge.) This notion that birth control pills are now "free," as Romney claimed in ...
by Jen Sorensen
Comment Count 97 comments on Wed Nov 21, 2012 at 06:50 AM PST with 85 Recommends
Dear Representative Trent Franks and other anti-choice politicians: Stop claiming you care about women and babies. You didn't care about me when I was raped, and you don't care about the suffering ...
by RH Reality Check
Comment Count 3 comments on Fri Jul 20, 2012 at 08:32 AM PDT with 12 Recommends
Women of Color and the Reproductive Rights Movement, Jennifer Nelson, NYU Press One of the major problems with what we call "the second wave women's movement" was its inability to connect with ...
by Denise Oliver Velez
Comment Count 101 comments on Sun Jun 10, 2012 at 10:00 AM PDT with 98 Recommends
It should make you really angry. This makes me see red. I am pissed off, not for myself, but for any woman who is now faced with having her trust in an institution that is part of our primary ...
by Denise Oliver Velez
Comment Count 180 comments on Sun May 06, 2012 at 02:00 PM PDT with 223 Recommends
Last Friday, I commented on Meteor Blades’ post: If Mississippi closes state’s only abortion clinic, it won’t stop abortions, just safe, legal ones and referenced the Abortion Rights Funds. ...
by meerkoet
Comment Count 35 comments on Tue Apr 10, 2012 at 10:11 AM PDT with 42 Recommends
Well according to nutcase Gina Miller I should feel sorry for Rush Limbaugh poor thing the left has declared war on him, Left’s War on Rush is No Fluke as Advertisers Flee . Apparently right wing ...
by TheRealAlasandra
Comment Count 21 comments on Wed Mar 07, 2012 at 05:39 AM PST with 16 Recommends